Safety, flexibility and reliability for medical devices

Modern healthcare demands increased levels of safety, flexibility and reliability in packaging. By combining strength and well-balanced permeability, paper serves as a sustainable protective material for medical devices. It allows the sterilisation medium to penetrate and sterilise the medical device, while also providing an effective, long-term microbial barrier. Among BillerudKorsnäs’ range you will find grades designed specifically for the many different pack configurations and sterilisation methods.

Kraft Paper (medical)

Safe. Strong. Sterile.

Application guide

BillerudKorsnäs Sterikraft® offers high-strength characteristics in combination with microbial barrier properties. Sterikraft is able to withstand exposure to various sterilisation methods and guarantees the sterility and purity of the products right up until the moment they are used. They are offered for all major sterilisation methods; EO, irradiation and steam autoclaving and meet EN 868 and ISO 11607
(part 1) standards. As a result the packaging maintains its sterility for 5 years.


Strong and clean with excellent printability and runability

Application guide

BillerudKorsnäs Medikraft® medical papers are high performance kraft papers offering cleanliness and sterilisation stability.  They are ideally suited to applications that do not require microbial barrier properties, but need to have high purity and cleanliness good printability and excellent runability.

Last updated: 2017-02-09